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Evangelicals and sociology: possibilities

The last two posts have explored the patterns in how evangelicals approach sociology and the problems with those patterns. In the third post of the series, here are some ways that evangelicals can begin to solve the problems they have with sociology: 393 more words

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Evangelicals and sociology: problems

Yesterday, I discussed five patterns I’ve observed in how evangelicals interact with sociology. Here are some problems with these patterns:

  1. The patterns ignore significant areas of research that affect the lives of evangelicals and their organizations on a daily basis.
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Evangelicals and sociology: patterns

Based on my experiences with conservative Protestants, discussions of sociologists or sociological research tends to follow several patterns. (A typical caveat applies: these are not true in all circumstances.) Here are some ways this plays out: 420 more words

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Is the Bible Sexist and Racist? Part 5 - Racism

This is the last in a series of five blog articles on the question: whether the Bible is sexist and racist? The subject is introduced in… 1,741 more words

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Is the Bible Sexist and Racist? Part 4 - Sexism

We have been exploring the answer to the question: whether the Bible is sexist and racist. We opened the discussion in Part 1, tackled sexism in… 1,156 more words

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Is the Bible Sexist and Racist? Part 3 - Racism

This is the third part in a series on whether the Bible is sexist and racist. We introduced the question in Part 1 and explored whether the Bible is sexist in… 1,346 more words

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Is the Bible Sexist and Racist? Part 2 - Sexism

Racism, sexism and oppression are themes in the story of man’s relations to other men (and women) throughout history. Many people today have the notion that the Bible perpetuates those things, and that enlightened men and women know better. 1,376 more words

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